Fallon Health in the news

November 18, 2021
Medicare checkup: Here are answers to three common Medicare questions (Chamber Exchange)

January 18, 2021
This Worcester COVID recovery center allows older patients who live alone to get treatment from familiar faces (MassLive)

December 23, 2020
Fallon Health Provides $100K in grants to fight food insecurity (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)

November 24, 2020
Fallon Health provides $250,000 of support to food banks across Massachusetts, doubling funds offered last year (MassLive)

May 31, 2020
Worcester employers warm up to work-from-home option, may stay flexible after pandemic (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)

May 25, 2020
2020 Power 50: Christine Cassidy (Worcester Business Journal)

May 22, 2020
Music Therapist Helps Heal Elderly Worcester Coronavirus Patients with Music (WBZ-TV CBS News)

May 19, 2020
Fallon converts senior facility to coronavirus care (Worcester Business Journal)

May 13, 2020
Coronavirus in the rear view mirror for Summit ElderCare participant in Worcester (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)

April 2, 2020
Mass. Health insurers offer help during coronavirus crisis (Boston Globe)

October 28, 2019
Cassidy is a force at Fallon and in the community (Worcester Business Journal)

October 18, 2019
Fallon opens new elder care center (Worcester Telegram and Gazette)

September 24, 2019
Collaborative taking health care to Berkshire residents with mobile unit (Berkshire Eagle)

June 30, 2019
Fallon Health Helps Fund New Starrett Center for Emergency Care at Athol Hospital (Athol Daily News)

May 24, 2019
2019 Power 50: Richard P. Burke (Worcester Business Journal)

May 3, 2019
Fallon to include Reliant in Medicare network (Worcester Telegram and Gazette)

April 15, 2019
Fallon preparing to move Worcester elder care center (Worcester Business Journal)

April 1, 2019
Health insurers migrating to Medicare, Medicaid (Modern Healthcare)

March 8, 2019
How family caregiving is impacting employers and employees (caregiver op-ed) (MassLive/Springfield Republican)

February 18, 2019
The Boardroom Gap: Central Mass. businesses slightly improve inclusion of women in leadership (Worcester Business Journal)

October 22, 2018
Adams Agrees to Share 'Fallon Car' With Cheshire COA  (iBerkshires)

October 17, 2018
Fallon executive to chair Becker board  (Worcester Business Journal)

September 11, 2018
Elderly can continue to live at home with care by Fallon’s PACE (Yankee Xpress/Blackstone Valley Xpress)

September 6, 2018
AIM Announces 2018 Sustainability Award Winners (AIMblog)

August 12, 2018
One on One: Dr. Carolyn Langer, chief medical officer at Fallon Health (Telegram & Gazette)

July 9, 2018
Most influential people in Central Mass. economy: Richard Burke (Worcester Business Journal)

March 20, 2018
Fallon Health Puts Two Local Councils on Aging on the Road  (iBerkshires)

March 20, 2018
Right Care, Right Place, Right Time with Telehealth  (AHIP blog)

Nov. 14, 2017
Why Fallon Health partners with caregivers (AHIP blog)

November 4, 2017
Fallon caregivers deserve support (CommonWealth magazine)

August 17, 2017
UMass opts out of Medicaid ACO; Fallon Health, Reliant are in (Telegram & Gazette)

March 29, 2017
Care Coordinators fill a health care void (Worcester Business Journal)

February 22, 2017
Springfield women celebrate respective 105th and 103rd birthdays (MassLive)

February 20, 2017
Shop talk: Fallon CEO talks scenario planning for Trump's changes - Worcester Business Journal

February 5, 2017
One-on-one with Richard P. Burke, president and CEO, Fallon Health - Telegram & Gazette

November 21, 2016
When caregiving affects work - Worcester Business Journal
What does this seem like to you? A receptionist who is 30 minutes late every day. A sales rep who struggles to stay awake during regular team meetings. A project manager who has missed three deadlines and failed to fill in her timesheets two weeks in a row.

November 15, 2016
Love denotes sacrifice: Program helps Leominster man care for wife in final stages of Alzheimer's
Sentinel and Enterprise
Each morning when Will and Connie Gariepy wake up at their home on Mechanic Street, their eyes connect, they sit up in bed, and he gives her a few kisses.

November 14, 2016
Lowell program gives support to help families with aging loved ones - Lowell Sun
On her designated days, Karon Bergeron picks up her mother-in-law from Summit ElderCare and brings her home to her elderly housing apartment in Dracut. On these days and weekends, she makes sure she has everything she needs before bed.

June 12, 2016
Future of senior care  - Telegram & Gazette
As we age, we face increasingly complex health issues that impact our quality of life while stretching our individual, family and societal resources. And with the senior population in Massachusetts projected to rise to 21 percent of the population by 2030, the challenges are going to become even more acute.

March 21, 2016
Stemming the costs of elder care - Worcester Business Journal
Knowing medical costs will grow right along with the number of elders, many health insurers in or serving elders in Central Massachusetts are putting innovative prevention programs in place, such as the PACE program offered by Fallon Health.

February 23, 2016
WMass 102-and 104-year-old celebrate life, laughter and enjoyment of red wine and raw onions
Springfield Republican
All Ruth Fisher wants for her birthday is a glass of red wine, and at 104 years old, she can pretty much get whatever she wants.

February 15, 2016
Fallon Health wins 2016 Corporate Citizen of the Year
Worcester Business Journal
Being a good corporate citizen means two separate things: conducting business ethically and giving back generously within the cities and towns where they operate. For Worcester-based Fallon Health, these two missions are inextricably tangled.

November 14, 2015
In the aging zone: Families scramble to care for frail elders at home - Telegram & Gazette
For National Family Caregivers Month, the Telegram interviewed caregivers and elder care professionals in Central Massachusetts about the joys and struggles in assisting one's parents.

November 26, 2014
Let's feed the hungry all year long - Telegram & Gazette
More than 144 people from 70 businesses attended Fallon Health's annual golf event in September, raising $236,000 for hunger relief. Op-ed from James P. McGovern and Patrick Hughes.

November 18, 2013
Summit ElderCare brings comprehensive approach to senior care to Springfield - The Republican
Announcing the opening of Summit ElderCare's new center in Springfield, Mass.

November 11, 2013 
2013 Top Workplaces: Education, Training & Career Development - Worcester Business Journal
FCHP was awarded a 2013 Top Workplaces award from the Worcester Business Journal.

June 30, 2013
Wellness programs at Holy Cross get a boost - Telegram & Gazette
FCHP staffs a Worksite Wellness Center at one Worcester college to foster a culture of health at work.

May 13, 2013
Fallon's 'Quit to Win' program aids smokers - Sentinel and Enterprise
FCHP's smoking cessation program provides support to people who want to quit nicotine. 

March 31, 2013
Fallon offers members cash to be healthy - Telegram & Gazette
FCHP's new Healthy Health Plan offers to pay subscribers who follow an online wellness regimen up to $200 a year.

February 13, 2013
Ex-smokers show quitters can be winners - Telegram & Gazette
Two FCHP employees, who have smoked nearly all of their lives, quit smoking and have become fitness enthusiasts.